Spring Tree Maintenance 2015: Part 4 – Top Tree LLC

Do Some Mulching
Mulching gives your yard a clean and finished look. However, were you aware that mulch is very helpful to your plants and soil. Here are a few good reasons to mulch:

  • Reduce surface evaporation from the soil
    Improve water penetration and air movement
    Moderate soil temperature fluctuations
    Protect shallow-root plants from freeze damage and frost-heave
    Discourage weed growth
    Improve soil structure and nutrient availability as they decompose

Tree and Shrub Health:
There are many reasons to mulch trees and shrubs in your landscape. The area surrounding your home is very different from the environment that a tree or shrub naturally grows in. In its natural environment trees and shrubs gain nutrients from decomposing plant material that has fallen to the ground or from plants which have died.

In a landscaped area most of this dead or dying plant material has been removed and the surrounding plant material is usually in the form of grass which compete with the trees and shrubs for nutrients. Mulching around the base of the trees in your lawn area boosts the health of trees and shrubs significantly.

What To Do Next
No matter what you find or what you need, Top Tree LLC is here for all of your Tri-Cities tree maintenance needs. If you need a tree removal estimate, advice, or just need to ask questions, we can’t wait to speak with you.

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Our passion is for taking care of trees, shrubs, and all other vegetation around your home. Regardless of whether you’re looking for the best tree service company in the Tri-Cities, or just some advice on how to take care of your shrubs, we are here to help. We look forward to earning your business.

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